$17 million project to start in Rotorua

Construction of a $17 million project to improve a section of State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road in Rotorua will start next month. NZTA announced work will... Read More

Two killed in separate crashes

Two people have died in the Bay of Plenty Police District this morning. One person died following a fleeing driver incident at Rotokawa, near Taupō,... Read More

First case of M.Bovis found in the BOP

  Farmers will be on high alert after a case of Mycoplasma bovis has been found in the Bay of Plenty.   A dairy farm in Waiotahi has a confirmed... Read More

Need for emergency ambulances on the incline

St John has released emergency workload statistics for 2019 confirming the number of emergency ambulance responses continues to climb. Every year the... Read More

Warm weather for the weekend

As a ridge of high pressure settles in for the weekend, MetService forecasts warm and fine weather for much of the country. The weather is forecast... Read More

Diet and “detox” teas pulled from sale

Several brands of diet and “detox” tea have been withdrawn from sale after Consumer NZ found they contained a pharmacy-only medicine. Consumer... Read More

New digital partnership deal will help NZ business

The New Zealand, Singapore and Chile digital economy partnership deal signed today will significantly help Kiwi companies grow their digital trade, NZTech... Read More

Keh sisters make up a trio on CLPGA Tour

The new decade marks an outstanding new achievement for three sisters as they all look to pursue their careers in the professional game on the CLPGA. For... Read More

White Island victim: “Thank You”

A Whakaari/White Island tour guide burned in the fatal eruption has thanked people for the support in a message written from his hospital bed.  Whakatane... Read More

Locator beacon ensures swift rescue of tramper

A GPS locator beacon helped Police and a helicopter locate a lost Belgian man in the Tongariro National Park. The 18-year-old, who is on holiday in... Read More

Drought risk increasing as weather gets hotter

The big dry over northern and eastern parts of New Zealand is getting even drier - and hotter. “Airflows out of Australia and the sub-tropics,... Read More

NZ concludes digital economy trade talks

A new trade agreement concluded today helps New Zealand exporters and consumers take advantage of opportunities from digital trade. Minister for... Read More

Playing the infinite game at Momentum

Climate change, futures research and playing “the Infinite Game” are among the topics on the agenda for Zespri’s Momentum 2020 conference... Read More

Free Sunday afternoon music in Government Gardens

People are being encouraged to bring along a picnic and a rug and settle in to enjoy free local entertainment as Music at the Band Rotunda returns to... Read More

Pukehangi Heights Plan Change proceeds

Rotorua Lakes Council is today opening up the Pukehangi Heights Plan Change for public submissions. The proposed Plan Change has moved to the submissions... Read More